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This is macOS Big Sur – everything you need to know

This week at WWDC 2020, Apple introduced macOS Big Sur – which is now macOS 11.0 as Apple felt it has made a big leap since the last version of macOS, Catalina. Design With the design of macOS Big Sur, Apple has taken some cues and inspiration from iPadOS and iOS with a new redesigned collection of icons, iOS-like control centre and much more. Apple has used more translucency in […]

macOS Big Sur drops support for a selection of 2012 Macs

At WWDC earlier this week, Apple announced the next version of macOS, macOS 11.0 Big Sur and it brings a new redesigned UI with a refreshed dock, new icons and more. Big Sur also has a brand new notification centre, redesigned Safari and much more. However, while iOS and iPadOS is supporting the same devices as last year, macOS Big Sur won’t be compatible with a selection of Macs from […]

Apple is now accepting in-store trade-ins for Macs

Apple has long offered trade-ins for iPhones in store, when you want a new iPhone you can take your old/current one along and Apple will take the value off the new iPhone and help you transfer all your data over. Trade-ins for Macs has been possible but not in store, you’d have to ship your MacBook to Apple, wait for it to be assessed and valued and then you can […]

iMac 27-inch is seeing longer delivery times now that new redesign has been rumoured

This week it’s been rumoured that Apple will be launching a new redesigned iMac in a few weeks at WWDC and now some extra information has helped to make this seem more likely. The iMac 27-inch now has longer delivery dates over the 21-inch model, with dates now extending to the start of July. If you ordered a new 21-inch iMac today in the UK it would turn up either […]

New redesigned iMac could show up at WWDC this year

We are due for a new iMac design soon, the current design does still look great, but the large bezels are getting long in the tooth and other lingering design changes could do with removing as well as adopting some of the internal advancements from the iMac Pro. The current shape iMac was revealed almost eight years ago, back in 2012 and has that famous tapered point, which goes down […]

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5

On Tuesday this week, Apple released a new update to macOS Catalina, 10.15.5 which brings new battery health features as well as a reasonable list of bug fixed. Catalina‌ 10.15.4 came out around two months ago in early April and fixed some FaceTime bugs as well as adding Screen Time Communication Limits to bring macOS up to speed with iOS and iPadOS. macOS Catalina 10.15.5 adds a new Battery Health […]

Apple moves the 2013 and 2014 MacBook Air to vintage status

Apple supports the Mac and its other devices for a long time with software updates and even after major updates are no longer provided, older Macs still get security updates and patches. This week, Apple has moved a couple of Mac laptops and an old iPod touch to the vintage section. Apple has moved the mid-2013 and the mid-2014 MacBook Air to vintage status, which means at some stage this […]

Apple announces new refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro

Today, Apple has revealed a new redesigned MacBook Pro 13-inch, it has received nearly the same treatment the 15-inch MacBook Pro did last year when it became the 16-inch but a lot of the important things have been fixed with the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro. For a starter and it needs no introduction – the butterfly keyboard is gone, just like with the 16-inch MacBook Pro and the new MacBook Air, […]

Apple now offering optional wheels kit for the new Mac Pro

This week, Apple has made the optional wheels for the Mac Pro available as a standalone accessory to purchase after the Mac Pro has been ordered. Previously, the only way to get them was to order them as you are configuring the Mac Pro on apple.com. The Mac Pro Wheels kit comes in at £699 in the UK and $699 in the US. To swap out the feet for the […]